Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 390.
  • Social Workers in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $42,230 per year or $20.31 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Social Workers who work in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #6 in Oklahoma for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #448 in the nation for salary and #453 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #177 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,230 or $20.31 per hour which is 3% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $43,580.

AverageNortheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.31$20.95-3.05%
Annual Salary$42,230$43,580-3.10%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,230 or $20.31 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNortheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.31$26.39-23.04%
Annual Salary$42,230$54,880-23.05%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $48,507 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $43,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oklahoma average.

  • Oklahoma average salary is $43,580.
  • Oklahoma cost-of-living adjusted salary is $47,722.
  • Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $42,230.
  • Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $48,507.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$42,23087.06%$48,507
Oklahoma$43,58091.32%$47,722
U.S.$54,880$54,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $35,780 and $48,970 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $56,050, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $28,940, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year39Under $28,940
15%2 – 4 years58$28,940 – $35,780
25%5 – 9 years98$35,780 – $38,870
25%10 – 14 years98$38,870 – $48,970
15%15 – 20 years58$38,870 – $56,050
10%20+ years39Above $56,050
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $42,230, Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,540), Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,470), and Health Care Social Workers ($49,450).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$53,540
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,470
Health Care Social Workers$49,450
Social Workers$42,230
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 390.

Social Workers earn an average of $42,230 per year or $20.31 per hour in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $48,507 per year or $23 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Marriage and Family Therapists($53,540), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,470), Health Care Social Workers($49,450).


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